Community events

FREE Bike Hire @ Little Creatures Brewery

Grab a bike for the day and explore our Fremantle community. There is no charge for a bike rental, just pop in to the Little Creatures Brewhouse and ask a Creature to help you out (Photo I.D. and Credit Card details are needed as deposit).

NAIDOC Week 2017

Celebrate NAIDOC Week across the City of Fremantle. The 2017 NAIDOC Week national theme is “Our language matters” and to showcase this we have a range of workshops, classes and activities centred around storytelling, Nyoongar language, indigenous books and even stand-up comedy! NAIDOC stands for National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee. Its origins can be traced to the emergence of Aboriginal groups in the 1920′s which sought to increase awareness in the wider community of the status and treatment of Indigenous Australians. It is a time to celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, culture and achievements and is…

NAIDOC Week 2017 Opening Event

Celebrate NAIDOC Week (2-9 July) with the City of Fremantle at the Hilton PCYC. Our free launch event includes a Welcome to Country by Sharon Calgarrat followed by an opening speech from the Mayor Brad Pettitt. The Struggling Kings will provide entertainment with their unique blend of acoustic and electric guitar while the Willagee Koolanga Girls Dance Group will treat us to a traditional dance performance. A fashion show case produced by the Noongar Arts Aboriginal Corporation Western Australia will be held, with a catwalk show of their most recent collection. Finally finish of the day with a damper cook…

Sing Sing Sing Not Your Normal Choir

Are we a traditional choir? No! We are an open participation group where anybody who wants to attend is welcome to sing and perform as part of the choir.revolves around one song. Each week revolves around one song. The amazing David Harwood teaches the arrangements to participants, and then we end the hour of song by performing the newly learnt song. Every couple of months we will perforate our weekly meetings with even bigger meetings in magnificent places, with magnificent guests. What do you say. Let's get singing! Songs so far include: Sweet Child O Mine (GNR), Am I Ever…

St Pats celebrates NAIDOC

As an organisation, St. Patrick's Community Support Centre is fully committed to reconciliation. We’re holding a BIG and COLOURFUL celebration of NAIDOC week this year…so come and join in the fun at Princess May Park! There’ll be Indigenous arts and crafts, a kangaroo sausage sizzle, music from local Indigenous artists and stalls from a variety of community groups. Let’s get together and celebrate living alongside one of the world’s oldest continuing cultures! Everybody is welcome.  This is a family-friendly, alcohol-free event. 

Buds n Blooms | NAIDOC Week

Come join us at Hilton Harvest as we celebrate the culture and history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, especially that of the Whadjuk Noongar people. We will be joined by special guest Greg Nannup from Indigenous Tours WA who will take us on a journey . . . . . . giving us an introduction of the local history and tribal area; telling us a dreamtime/creation story; and giving us an artefacts presentation. As well as a taste tour of the Hilton Harvest Bush Tucker Garden. Loads of activities throughout the morning and information on Noongar Language and Culture.…

NAIDOC Skate Session

Winterworld has come to Fremantle and we have a dedicated NAIDOC week skating session all booked in! Head to the ice skating rink or the skate park to skate the afternoon away listening to our DJ and watching the snow fall!  The Esplanade Youth Plaza is free for all to attend, just bring your own skateboard or scooter! Bookings for ice skating are essential, fees apply. 

Sean Choolburra Live in the Heart of Hilton

City of Fremantle celebrating NAIDOC Week 2017 presents a family friendly evening of high energy comedy and dance from one of Australia’s funniest comedians.  Bookings essential, tickets $10.

NAIDOC celebration with Oxfam Fremantle

You are invited to celebrate NAIDOC with Marissa Verma from Bindi indi Dreaming and Oxfam shop Fremantle. Learn why Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander languages matter. Enjoy a delicious range of bush foods and receive a goody bag. Make sure sure you book your ticket to this popular event. Limited spots only. Tickets are $12.50 available here:https://www.facebook.com/events/386024458460662/?acontext=%7B%22ref%22%3A%224%22%2C%22feed_story_type%22%3A%22308%22%2C%22action_history%22%3A%22null%22%7D or at the Oxfam Shop Fremantle (Cash only) Thursday July 13th, 6pm - 7.30pm Oxfam Shop Fremantle22 Queen Street - 9336 3111

Socially Conscious Showcase

We're so excited to announce our Socially Conscious Pop-Up store at Little Space Freo on 14th and 15th July. This is an eco fashion, beauty and lifestyle pop-up here to reveal the fashionable and stylish way to introduce more sustainability into your life, connecting Perth shoppers to a curated selection of incredible brands that all have a dedication to making a positive impact on the future of our earth. With so much negativity occurring in the world, with people in power still arguing against climate change, ignoring social injustices and harming some of our greatest natural wonders, it's a great…

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Kraken

A midwinters blaze. Enjoy a day of free community activities as the Bathers Beach Art Precinct comes to life for this winter warmer for the whole family. Participate in workshops, eat something delicious, grab a tasty drink and be a part of the sunset bonfire! (weather conditions permitting) Photo by Sam Luckman

2017 Autism West Symposium

The must-see event in 2017 for individuals on the autism spectrum and their family members, educators, service providers and researchers. Friday 3 & Saturday 4 November 2017 We’re connecting and empowering people on the spectrum by showcasing inspirational speakers, people, organisations and thought leaders doing amazing work within the community. The 2017 Autism West Symposium will focus on ‘The Big Picture’, looking beyond childhood as those on the autism spectrum move into adulthood, with a particular focus on developing social skills, independence, and finding meaningful employment. The program will include presentations, break-out sessions, a fireside chat, and more. Who Is It For? Our annual symposium is for people on the autism spectrum and their families and carers, as well as educators, researches and health professionals. The Format Taking place across one and a half days, the 2017 Autism West Symposium will include presentations, break-out sessions, a fireside chat, and more. We will also be featuring employers and educational professionals championing the education and employment of those with ASD. *Early bird discounts available until 31 August 2017 The Speakers We have some exciting speakers already confirmed, including: Graeme Simsion - Best-selling author of ‘The Rosie Project Jeanette Purkis - Author, speaker and autism advocate Kerry Magro - Once non-verbal, he is now an international public speaker Jacquiline den Houting - Psychologist with lived experience with Asperger Syndrome Matt Schneider - CEO of Optika Solutions, where over 50% of the employees are on the autism spectrum Carla Burn - Network Leader and Mentor at the iCan Network Barb Cook - Founder and Editor in Chief of Spectrum Women Magazine Click here to download the event flyer. Venue:  Esplanade Hotel, 46-54 Marine Terrace, Fremantle WA 6160 Event Date: Friday 3 November 2017 & Saturday 4 November 2017 Further information: Contact Autism West on 08 9383 6123 or email Event Coordinator, Janine Ripper, at marketing@autismwest.org.au.  Accomodation The 2017 Autism West Symposium will be held at the beautiful Esplanade Hotel in Fremantle, Western Australia. We have secured limited discounted accommodation at the Esplanade for those wanting to make the most of the event. To book and claim your discounted accommodation please click here. Booking Information: All tickets include Credit Card Processing Fee. Early bird discounts available until 31 August 2017 Registration fees include morning tea and lunch on Day One and morning tea on Day Two Autism West reserves the right to make changes to the program Autism West may ask you to present proof of your eligibility for a concession Please note that registration is non-refundable, but we are happy for you to transfer it to someone else.


Community events

Fremantle has a great selection of community events for the whole family. There is also some great live music from local bands, dance classes, workshops and much more so make sure you check out our list of events to make sure you don’t miss some of the great local things to do in Fremantle.